One thing that all the world is quite passionate about is racing and motorcycles. It is one thing that can unite any person of any age group from across the world. It is inevitable that if you have found this article, it means that you too are interested in motorcycles. So without any further ado, let us look at the top 7 fastest motorcycles that you should be familiar with. Even though in this list of fastest motorcycles, there would be some that are quite heard of but there are others that you should know more about.
So, the list consists of both the mix: Japanese and European motorcycle manufacturers from Suzuki, Yamaha, Kawasaki to BMW, Motorrad, Ducati, and many others in the list. Here is the loss of the world’s fastest motorcycles:
Suzuki tops the list of the fastest motorcycles in the world for all the right reasons. This Suzuki motorcycle model is offered by Japanese giant sport. The motorcycle has an engine of 990 CC and a mileage of 16 km/l and a fuel tank capacity of 17.5L. The wheels are made of alloy and the bike has a self-starting mechanism. It has an electronically limited top speed which is set at 300 km/hr. Even though Suzuki has discontinued the manufacturing of this model, it is still available in the market. The cost of this Suzuki GSX-R1000R model is from 19 lakh onwards.
The next fastest motorcycle on the list is the Augusta Brutale 1000 that has even been updated for the current year i.e. 2021. The look is that of the street fighter bikes consisting of four cylinders that are quite lightweight and fast. The engine is of Brutale 1000 is of 998 CC of 16 valves with a maximum power capacity of 208 HP. The most amazing feature of this MV Augusta Brutale 1000 is its capability of reaching the top speed which is 300 km/h. The motorcycle is priced at the cost of INR 28,00,000.
The next European model is that of the Ducato streetfighter V4 S and it is another one on the list of the world’s fastest motorcycles. This is the latest launch by the Italian brand and is lighter and comes in fitted with the premium equipment as compared to its older models. The motorcycle consists of the 1103 Desmosedici Stradale v4 cc engine and has a maximum power of 280 HP and a peak torque of 11,500 rpm. The top speed of this motorcycle is set at 299 km/hr and the power to weight ratio is 1.045 hp/kg. Among the other streetfighter segment, the Ducati streetfighter is the fastest motorcycle.
Next up is honda’s fastest motorcycle which has an improved new-gen model and is also one of the litre-class bikes on sale. Moreover, it comes with a different set of riding aids and electronics. The bike has an engine of 999 ccs and a liquid cooler. The maximum power assertion is 214.5 HP at 14,500 rpm and a peak torque of 113 mp at 12,500 RPM. The top speed of this Honda CBR model is 299 km/hr. The cost of this sports bike is around INR 39 lacs.
The next fastest supersport bike in the world is the Aprilia RSV4 factory which has updated itself with new colors and features. The new version meets the euro 5 emission norms and is considered a high-performance Italian supersport. The bike comes fitted with a 1099 cc engine and can produce 217 HP of maximum power at 13,000 RPM. The maximum torque is 125 nm at 10,500 RPM. With a top speed of 304 km/hr, it is considered one of the fastest motorcycles in the world. The bike is priced at the cost of INR 23,69,000.
This is the fifth-fastest motorcycle in the world launched by a German motorcycle brand under the flagship supersport offered by the brand. The bike is priced at the cost of INR 46,00,000 and has an engine of 999 ccs and a maximum power capacity of 212 HP at 14,500 rpm and a peak torque capacity of 113 HP at 11,000 RPM. The top speed of BMW M1000 RR is recorded to be 306 km/h which makes it head on the list of fastest motorcycles by acceleration.
This is yet another Italian invention that grabs a top place in the list of fastest motorcycles in the world. The bike is quite powerful and loaded with the high-end Ducati electronic suit. The bike has an engine of 999 ccs and a v4 cylinder. The engine also is liquid-cooled and fuel-injected.
The peak power made by the engine is 221 HP at 15,250 rpm and the peak torque is 112 nm at 11,500 RPM. The speedometer of this Ducati model goes blank once you hit the 299 km mark thus making this the top speed limit for the Ducato Panigale V4 R. Amongst all the supersport segments, this is considered as the topmost fastest motorcycle but only after BMW and Aprilia. This sports bike is placed at the cost of 54 lakhs.
There are many other models that can be considered under the fastest motorcycle like the Kawasaki Ninja S2, Ducati Superlegerra v4, and Kawasaki Ninja H2R to name a few. The list keeps updating as per the time and the modifications being made, therefore, the order may differ.